KWHOURS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH UTILITY SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS, INC.

More profitable building assessments for industry and Federal agency end-users

BOSTON, MA, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 –

Utility Systems Solutions, Inc. (US2) and kWhOURS, Inc., a provider of energy audit software, have formed a strategic partnership to implement turnkey projects using the kW-Field and FIELD for iPadTM applications for government and institutional energy audits and other facilities assessments. The team of US2 and kWhOURS can now provide faster, high-quality, and more profitable building assessments for industry and Federal agency end-users.

US2 is one of fourteen DOE Certified Energy Savings Companies (ESCOs), Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and SBA Certified 8(a) company offering energy-efficient solutions to government facilities. US2 provides steam system monitoring, steam pipe insulation, LED lighting, and general construction. kWhOURS is a privately held company and the developers of kW-Field and FIELD for iPadTM, http://www.kwhours.com/kwfield.php the ultimate tools for electronically inventorying energy consuming and energy impacting building technologies during energy audits.

In late 2009, President Obama issued an executive order, setting aggressive energy efficiency goals across the Federal Government. Later in 2011, he issued a memorandum that commits the Federal Government to spend $2 billion on energy upgrades to its own buildings, using energy savings performance contracts, by 2013. "With the president's second inaugural address confirming his administration's commitment to preventing climate change, the need for Federal agencies to demonstrate leadership in this area becomes even more pronounced," states Dave Shutler, President of US2. On the heels of these recent announcements, both US2 and kWhOURS are poised to be the leading suppliers of cutting-edge energy efficiency solutions into the Federal Government.

The partnership between US2 and kWhOURS will play a vital role in helping Federal agencies reduce energy consumption to meet their Federal energy mandates. "We are thrilled to be working with US2. Their knowledge and experience working with U.S. Federal Agencies are unparalleled. By joining forces, we hope to bring a much needed solution to the Federal market", said Shobin Uralil, Founder and CEO of kWhOURS, Inc. US2 and kWhOURS' new offering can now be ordered through the Facilities Maintenance and Management-GSA Schedule O3FAC.
To learn more, please send an e-mail to info@us2inc.com.

About kWhOURS, Inc.:
Founded in 2009, kWhOURS Inc. optimizes the building asset management process through its suite of data acquisition and cloud-based management tools. Through its flagship products, kW-Field and FIELD for iPadTM, they seek to improve the process of commercial building energy assessments. Led by a passionate team with decades of energy and software experience, kWhOURS aims to transform the industry into one that is equipped to speed the adoption of energy-efficient and renewable technologies worldwide. For more information visit: http://www.kwhours.com.

About Utility Systems Solutions, Inc.:
US2 is one of fourteen DOE Certified Energy Savings Company (ESCO), a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and SBA Certified 8(a) company offering energy-efficient solutions to government facilities within the areas of steam monitoring, insulation, lighting, and general construction. For more information visit: http://www.us2inc.com.

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